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Asus TP500LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Four SATA Connectors

The TP500LA is a four SATA connector laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 920MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the TP500LA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP500LA.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus TP500LA has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the TP500LA do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The TP500LA has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the TP500LA also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The TP500LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TP500LA.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Asus TP500LA has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. The worst processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the TP500LA is 13". The Asus TP500LA has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Asus TP500LA has a quite big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the TP500LA have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Flex 2 15[plb_2939800_price] (1TB).

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The TP500LA is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The TP500LA has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TP500LA also have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might want to look at including the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price] which has better reviews.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the TP500LA have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the TP500LA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the TP500LA is 200MHz, the fastest is 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. The TP500LA has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TP500LA.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the TP500LA range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The TP500LA has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TP500LA.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Asus TP500LA has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the TP500LA.

The best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC is SSD.

Alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at include the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2899541_price] which has better reviews.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus TP500LA is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP500LA.

The best display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Heavy

Portable PCs of this age and spec have weights of between 290g and 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the TP500LA is one of the heavier 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the TP500LA amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the TP500LA have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.7GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the TP500LA has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TP500LA.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The TP500LA is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus TP500LA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 2 in 1 laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the TP500LA has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the TP500LA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tp500lacj059, tp500lacj059h

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